Casey DiBari – Opinion Editor
In our lives, we meet a multitude of people. Admittedly, some are going to be amazing; they’ll be your best friends, your teammates, your mentors. On the other hand, they may be someone you feel is too negative-minded, mostly caring for themselves. However, no matter how you view them, everyone in our lives is there to help us grow in one way or another.
Claire Crittendon – Features Editor
Across America, over 70 percent of colleges and universities require prospective
students to submit their scores from either the SAT or the ACT. In the fall of 2017, Lasell
made the choice to ditch this policy and became test-optional. This means students who wish to submit their test scores for consideration may do so. However, applications are still considered complete without.
Adam Hallenbeck – Sports Editor
After a disappointing loss in the quarterfinals of the Great Northeast Athletic
Conference (GNAC) championship tournament last year, the 2019-2020 men’s
basketball team is looking to bounce into a strong new year with a team mixed with
experiences and backgrounds.
Taylor Viles – 1851 Staff
Amanda Ortiz (left), recently named Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Player of the Week on Nov. 25, pulls up for a jump shot in the 93-70 loss against non-conference opponent Framingham State University. Precious Montgomery (right) takes a foul shot while players around her brace for the potential rebound.
photos by Katie Peters
The women’s basketball team hasn’t finished above sixth place since they joined the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) in 2007. In fact, these Lasers haven’t enjoyed a winning season during those 12 years, but something about this current team is different.
By Holly Feola & Katie Peters – News Editor & Arts Editor
Family, Friends and Alumni Weekend (FFAW ) brought together new and familiar faces on campus for a variety of activities from Oct. 18 to 20. Each day had its own agenda of fun events organized by the Office of Student Activities and Orientation and the Office of Development and Alumni Relations.
By Katie Peters & Casey DiBari – Arts Editor & Opinion Editor
Students wait in long line to order food from the 1851 late-night option. Photo by Katie Peters.
When students returned this September, they were met with a surprise when they arrived at The 1851 Grill to get their late-night dinner. Instead of the usual meal swipe for anything on the menu under $7.99, students learned that was only an option for five items; everything else they had to pay for with dining dollars.
By Adam Hallenbeck & Madison Raffone – Sports Editor & 1851 Staff
After months of anticipation from fans, “Big Mouth” season three was released on Netflix on Oct. 4. The characters fans have all come to grow and love continue to experience some of their own growing pains. The season is full of twists and turns in puberty. Andrew Glouberman (John Mulaney) returns with Nick Birch (Nick Kroll) and Jessi Glaser (Jessi Klein) as the group handles their issues but more importantly, their hormone monsters Maury (Nick Kroll) and Connie (Maya Rudolph).
By Avery Stankus – Editor-in-Chief
Could we be anymore excited for the Ralph Lauren X Friends collection. Photo courtesy of Corporate.RalphLauren.com.
After 25 years of initially airing, the NBC hit TV show, “Friends,” is coming back—but not to our television screens, more like our closets. Ralph Lauren has recently partnered with Warner Bros. Consumer Products to create the “Friends” inspired collection, “The One Where They Wear Ralph Lauren” released on Sept. 18 in celebration of “Friends” 25th anniversary.